Entries by Geraldine Downes

High calibre sporting coaches provide inspiring leadership

PAC Director of Co-Curricular Activities, Troy McKinnon, shares Princes’ approach to supporting our boys to develop core values through sport such as commitment, loyalty, honour, courage and teamwork. Troy recently pinpointed how important it is for students to have access to high calibre sporting coaches, in terms of inspiring effort and a commitment to their chosen […]

ANZAC Hall Upgrade

Author: Ross Scrymgeour, Director of Advancement PAC Prince Alfred College’s main assembly, presentation and performing arts centre, The ANZAC Hall, has undergone a massive upgrade recently. The newly renovated facility now bears little internal resemblance to The Assembly Hall, as it was known at that time, opened by the state governor of the time, Lieutenant General Sir […]

Character and Well-Being Development at Prince Alfred College.

Author: Dr. John Kinniburgh. PAC Head of Secondary School & Deputy Headmaster. Given the challenges relating to mental health, academic pressures, social engagement and personal healthy, it is certainly not easy being a young person today. As a result, few would contest the notion that the role of a contemporary independent school is to equip […]

Ken Lord’s 92nd Birthday

A celebration with recipients of the Ken Lord Family Boarding Scholarship. Guest of honour at the College this morning was Ken Lord, (PAC 1940-44) on his 92nd birthday.  Happy Birthday, Ken! Ken’s scholarship now funds six boarding students and with pride he refers to the recipients as ‘My Boys’.  Five recipients joined Ken this morning, […]

PAC ‘s only female enrolment in 1883

Author: Kate Pulford, College Archivist, PAC Lilian Staple MEAD PAC 1883-1884 “’The only name of the feminine gender on our schoolroom walls.” As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, we are delighted to share an article of interest from the Prince Alfred College Archives. Our story is of a student enrolled from 1883 to 1884 […]

Our Princes Men Gallery Induction – Mr Peter Flavel

Old Collegian, Peter Flavel, was inducted into the Princes Men Gallery on Thursday 21 February 2019. Each Term, it is customary for Prince Alfred College to honour the exceptional achievements of one of our Old Scholars in their chosen fields. Peter Flavel, who completed his schooling at PAC in 1977, now lives in London and […]